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Schumer warns 'history is watching'

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 01:14

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said he was 'shaken' by the reports that President Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down the investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) On the Senate floor, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer warned his colleagues that 'history is watching'. "The country is being tested in unprecendented ways," Schumer said. "I say to all of my colleagues in the Senate, history is watching." Schumer's remarks come amid reports President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia. Trump has also been under fire this week for allegedly discussing highly classified information about Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

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Schumer warns 'history is watching'

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 01:14